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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Child Deaths In Georgia Rise Despite DFCS Contact

A new report says 180 children in Georgia died last year after the state’s child protection agency had contact with their family.

08/08/2014

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day Couldn’t Come Sooner

It appears a wide range of people are still unaware of the severe harm the sun and it’s heat can cause.  Since we first reported the heart-wrenching news surrounding the death of 22-month old Cooper Harris, numerous […]

WAOK-AM–07/31/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

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Study: Obesity Undercounted In Children

According to a new study, obesity is undercounted in children because the commonly used body mass index may leave out up to 25 percent of children that have excess body fat.

06/25/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.

05/15/2014

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State Warns Against Leaving Children In Vehicles Unattended

The Department of Early Care and Learning is reminding childcare providers and parents about the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars.

04/18/2014

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.

04/15/2014

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